• Angola,  Butler

    Evalene Klink

    Evalene Klink Angola:  Evalene (Davis) Klink, 90, formerly of Ashley, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Cameron Woods in Angola.  She was born April 5, 1928 in Maysville, Ok. to the late Fred E. and Dora (Miller) Davis.Evalene graduated from Maysville High School in 1946 and enrolled in St. Anthony Hospital School of Nursing in Oklahoma City.  She later joined the U.S. Navy where she practiced nursing in Oakland, CA. during the Korean Conflict. While stationed there s…

  • Elkhart

    Shawn Kilmer

    Shawn Kilmer Shawn Michael Kilmer, 52, died Friday, August 31, 2018 at home following an extended illness. Shawn was born in Elkhart to Gary and Betty (Wininger) Kilmer.  A lifetime Elkhart resident, he graduated in 1984 from Elkhart Central High School and married Tracy Hurd on October 23, 1993.  Shawn was employed by Speedgrip Chuck Co. for more than 30 years in Quality Control. Shawn was an avid Chicago Blackhawks fan and had a long-time passion for music, especially of classic a…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Betty Jane (Phelps) Sprowl

    Betty Jane (Phelps) Sprowl, 93 of Indianapolis, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2018. She was born on December 19, 1924 to the late Lelah Gladys and Fred W. Phelps. Betty’s greatest joy was spending time with her family as they would travel, go camping, and play board games. She also enjoyed golfing, reading, listening to music, and cheering on the Indianapolis Colts. Betty had a passion for animals, wildlife, and birdwatching. Betty was preceded in passing by her loving husband, Roy D. Sprowl and her granddaughter, Paula Kulow. She is survived by her children, Diana Pelham, Roy W. Sprowl, and Rick (Edna) Sprowl; her grandchildren, Donna Page, Jeff Zumpe,…

  • New Carlisle,  South Bend

    Rev. Howard A. Kuhns, C.S.C.

    View Rev. Howard A. Kuhns, C.S.C. NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. Howard August Kuhns, C.S.C., 100, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind., on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Fr. Kuhns was born on March 11, 1918, in Canton, Ohio, to Norman J. and Wilda Leslie Kuhns. He was a 1936 graduate of St. John High School. He was received into the Congregation of Holy Cross on Aug. 15, 1937, and made his First Profession of Vows on Feb. 2, 1939. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1942 with a B…

  • Palmyra

    Larry E. Sharp

    Palmyra, IN: Larry E. Sharp, age 54, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on September 14, 2018. Larry was born in Jacksonville, FL on September 3, 1964 to Larry and Marilyn Sharp. On August 21, 1995, he married Melissa Simon. They have celebrated 23 years of marriage. Larry was a former mechanic for Mike Smith’s Firestone in New Albany, IN. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and was an avid NASCAR fan. He is preceded in death by his parents. Larry is survived by his wife, Melissa Sharp, a son, Chris (Jaime) Knight, a nephew, Cody Sharp, a brother, Eric Sharp, a sister, Charlotte Sharp, and three grandchildren,…

  • Amboy,  Peru

    Nell Arnold

    View Nell Arnold Nell M. Arnold, 80, of Peru, passed away at 5:45 AM, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Blair Ridge Health Campus in Peru. She was born in Peru on November 16, 1937, the daughter of Marc and Nellie Mowbray Donaldson. Nell married David Arnold in Crown Point, IN on July 31, 1953 and he preceded her in death on January 17, 2018. Nell was a 1963 graduate of Peru High School and a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she has served as a Sunday School Teacher. Family wa…

  • Fort Wayne

    Hana Stith

    Hana Stith Hana Lee Stith, native of Fort Wayne, Indiana was 90 when she passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Mount Carmel East Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio after a short illness. Stith was among the first African-American teachers to be hired by Fort Wayne Community Schools. Stith was an iconic community activist and civil rights leader. She was a lifelong member of Turner Chapel AME Church. Hana was the founder and curator of the Fort Wayne African African American Historical Socie…

  • Columbus

    Mrs. Wanda I. Spears

    Wanda I. Spears, 90, of Columbus, passed from this life at 11:59 p.m. Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Columbus Regional Hospital Emergency Room. Mrs. Spears retired from Arvin Industries after 28 years of service. She attended First Christian Church. Wanda was born August 2, 1928 in Columbus, the daughter of Ralph and Oneita Betts Sweeney. She married Joe B. Spears on March 17, 1967. He preceded her in death on September 24, 2017. Survivors include her daughter, Pamela (Bob) Tempest of Columbus; step-children, Larry (Jan) Spears of Nashville, Joyce Devine of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Patricia Spears of Orlando, Florida, Rob Tempest of Columbus and Angela Tempest of Columbus; grandson, Craig…

  • Evansville

    Margaret Joleen Bequette

    On September 14, 2018, Margaret “Joleen” Bequette passed away at the Linda White Hospice Center. Joleen was born in Germantown, Pa. in 1931. She graduated from Mt. Aloysius Academy in Cresson, Pa. and then from St. John’s School of Nursing in St. Louis, MO. She was a registered nurse and was a member of the Indiana Nursing Association. She enjoyed working with the elderly and was on the staff of several nursing homes in Evansville. She was a member of the St. Vincent De Paul society and on various committees at Sacred Heart and Corpus Christi churches. She was a member of the Brute Society of the Diocese of Evansville.…

  • Parker City,  Union City

    Jack Mosier

    Jack Mosier Jack R. Mosier, 65, of Parker City, IN passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Wesleyan Health and Rehabilitation Center of Marion, IN. He was born May 4, 1953 in Winchester, IN the son of James R. and Harriet J. (Helm) Mosier. Jack honorably served in the US Army. He worked several years with North American Midway Entertainment of Farmland, IN. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Harriet J. Mosier; one son, Jack W. Mosier of Paoli, IN; a brother, Robert A. Mosier (wife, …

  • Vincennes

    Shirley M. Molina

    Shirley M. Molina, 64, of Vincennes, passed away at 4:30 am Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Gentle Care Nursing Home. She was born April 17, 1954 in Vincennes, to James and Betty (Cogdill) Lane Shirley was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and worked as a LPN at Good Samaritan Hospital for over 20 years on the Pediatric Unit. She loved working with the babies, cooking, and crocheting. Surviving are her husband, Sergio Molina, whom she married July 31, 1987; her children, Mireya Molina of Vincennes and Aaron Bourlard and his wife Amanda of Bicknell; a brother, Tim Lane; and her grandchildren, Isabella, Vanessa, and Joseph Bourlard. Preceding…

  • South Bend

    Mary Griesinger

    View Mary Griesinger Mary M. Griesinger, 81, passed away at 4:29pm Sunday, September 9, 2018 in Memorial Hospital.   Mary was born on July 30, 1937 in South Bend to Casimir and Anna (Radziwill) Drapinski.  She retired from the University of Notre Dame.  On August 25, 1956 in South Bend she married Robert E. Griesinger.  He died on July 21, 1994.  Mary was also preceded in death by a grandchild.   Surviving are 4 daughters Cheryl (Craig) Brunkhart, Ann (Bob) Robas…

  • Terre Haute

    Jason Adams

    View Jason Adams Jason Kenneth Adams, 30, of Terre Haute, Indiana passed away August 28, 2018 at his residence.  He was born August 10, 1988 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Marvin Wesley Adams and Anita (Ralston) Adams. Jason was a loving son, brother, father, cousin, and friend.  He enjoyed playing basketball and video games, but the activity he enjoyed most was playing and being with his children, Leah, Maggie, L.J., Reagan, and Mirakle.  He adored his children and they adored him…

  • Terre Haute

    Ernest Heleine

    View Ernest Heleine Ernest E. Heleine of Terre Haute, IN, formerly of Marshall, IL, age 79, died on August 29, 2018, at his home with family and friends at his side. Born in York Township, Illinois, March 10, 1939, Ernie was the eldest of six children of Glen Heleine and Mildred Ledermann Heleine.  He and his siblings grew up on a small farm on the Darwin Road in Darwin Township, referred to locally as, “The Heleine Corner.” Upon being graduated from Marshall High School in 1957, Ernie w…

  • Terre Haute

    Lisa Elwood

    View Lisa Elwood Lisa Monique Elwood, 49, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away August 30, 2018.  She was born August 17, 1969 in Socorro, New Mexico to  Janet (Wilcoxen) Elwood and James Elwood.  Lisa attended The Bridge Church.  She was a strong loving mother and grandmother.  Lisa was happiest when surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was loved by all who knew her for her big heart, great ability to listen to others, expansive knowle…

  • Terre Haute

    Leslie Coleman

    View Leslie Coleman We are so sad to announce the untimely death of Leslie Christine Owen. At 1:24 PM in Union Hospital, in Terre Haute, Indiana Leslie passed away from what is predicted as fungal infection and possibly lung cancer (waiting for autopsy results) and was graduated from this life into life eternal with Jesus Christ her savior. Born December 1, 19666 to Leslie M. Owen (deceased) and Roberta K. Owen (deceased) she lived her life with many great accomplishments. She …

  • Terre Haute

    Linda Weddle

    View Linda Weddle Linda Jo Weddle, 71, of Terre Haute passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in I U Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.  She was born May 30, 1947 in Bloomington, IN, to H. Robert Weddle and Doris Robertson Weddle.  She worked and retired from Columbia House as a Data Entry Supervisor. She was a member of the Union Christian Church, and a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.  Spending time with her family was her favorite thing to do.  She also e…

  • Terre Haute

    Linda Sharp

    View Linda Sharp Linda Lee (Howard) Sharp, 70, passed away after a long battle of necrosis after a tumor was removed in 2013. She was born May 31st, 1948 at Union Hospital, in Terre Haute, to Melvin Ray and Betty Lou Layton Howard.  Linda was the eldest of five children.  She graduated from Garfield High School with the class of 1966.  She married Dennis on June 2, 1967 and together they have two sons and daughters-in-law and two grandsons, Aaron (Valarie) Samuel and Ethan of P…

  • Terre Haute

    Barbara Clara Pfizenmayer

    Barbara Clara Pfizenmayer November 10, 1923 – September 11, 2018 Barbara Clara Luecke Pfizenmayer (Gosnell), 94, of Terre Haute passed away at 2:25 am on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at … View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Terre Haute

    Adrian Tudorica

    Adrian Tudorica November 30, 1940 – September 8, 2018 Adrian Tudorica, 77, of Terre Haute, passed away on September 8, 2018 at the IU Health University Hospital in Indianapol… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Terre Haute

    Christine Samm

    Christine Samm November 21, 1954 – September 9, 2018 Christine Samm, 63, of Terre Haute passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018 in her residence. She was born November 21, 19… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Terre Haute

    Edward E. Deischer

    Edward E. Deischer October 31, 1947 – August 22, 2018 Edward E. “Ed” Deischer, 70, of North Port, FL and formerly of Terre Haute, IN, passed away Wednesday morning, August 22… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Attica,  Hillsboro

    Irwin, James

    Irwin, James May 24, 1935 – September 1, 2018 West Point – James F. Irwin, 83, of rural West Point, passed away in his home, surrounded by his family,…

  • Michigan City

    Mary Diab Haddad

    Mary Diab Haddad, age 87, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the Life Care Center of Michigan City, Michigan City, Indiana. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington…

  • Clarksville

    Jeanne Smith

    Jeanne Smith Jeanne Ann Smith, 63, died Monday, September 10, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family. she was born in Mitchell, IN., to Russell and Juanita Jones Tanksley who preceded her in death.  Survivors include her husband Keith Smith, two sons, Jason Hiser of Elizabeth, and Austin Hiser-Smith of Elizabeth, two daughters, Jennifer Norman (Chris) of Palmyra and Farrah Hiser-Smith of Louisville, a step-son, Jamie Hiser of Elizabeth, a step-daughter, Amber Murray (Sloan) of Palmyra…

  • Galveston,  Walton

    Marilyn Sisson

    Marilyn Sisson Marilyn Sisson, 81, of Walton, passed away peacefully at 11:18 a.m. at The Wellington of Kokomo. She was born May 29, 1937 in Nebraska to Gordon and Gladys (Putman) Rook.  She married her high school sweetheart,  William “Bill” H. Sisson Jr. on June 21, 1958 in Waterloo, New York. Bill preceded her in death on February 4, 2017. Marilyn was a schoolteacher from 1958 – 1965.  She then became a full time wife and mother to her… Marilyn Sis…

  • Goshen

    Brown, Robert

    Brown, Robert August 28, 1960 – September 14, 2018 Robert D. Brown, 58, of Elkhart died Friday, September 14, 2018 at Elkhart Hospice House following a stroke two weeks ago. He was born Aug. 28, 1960 in Kansas City,…

  • Greenwood,  Indianapolis

    Judith A Amick

    Judith A Amick June 27, 1941 – September 13, 2018 Judith A. Amick, 77, Mooresville, passed Sept. 13, 2018. She was born June 27, 1941 in Clear Creek, IN to the late Clar… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Converse,  Gas City,  Marion

    Mary E. Hensley – July 20, 1938 – September 12, 2018

    Mary was born in Washington, DC on July 20, 1938 to the late Robert and Mary E. Cissell. She passed away at her home in Marion on September 12, 2018. Mary graduated from high school in Delaware. On November 20, 1979 she married Thomas A. Hensley. Mary worked as a custodian for RCA, retiring in 1998. In her free time she loved playing bingo, shopping with her daughter and traveling with Tom to visit various casinos and drag races. She especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends and loved life to the fullest. She is survived by her husband, Thomas A. Hensley, Marion; children, Deborah L. (Rob) Royse, Jonesboro;…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Alice “Earlene” Lightle

    View Alice “Earlene” Lightle      Alice “Earlene” (Bicknell) Lightle, 71, passed away Wednesday evening, September 12, 2018, in IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie. She was born in Blackford County, the daughter of the late Earl and Betty Jane (Creager) Bicknell.      She graduated from Jefferson Township High School in 1965 and later attended Ivy Tech Culinary School.      Earlene was formerly employed as a Bookkeeper and for t…

  • Vincennes

    Ralph Davidson Sr

    View Ralph Davidson Sr Ralph Everett Davidson, Sr. 84 years old of Bicknell, Indiana died on September 10, 2018 in Greencastle, Indiana after suffering a stroke. He was born December 24, 1933 to Clarence James Davidson, Sr. and Beulah Mae (Kelsey) Davidson in Bicknell, Indiana. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force serving in the USAF Honor and Color Guard stationed in Landstuhl and Weisbaden, German – post WWII peacekeeping duty. After that tour, he returned to the …

  • Vincennes

    Betty Williams

    View Betty Williams Betty (Fowler) Williams, 91, Vincennes, passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 at The Villages at Oakridge in Washington, IN. Betty was born June 26, 1927, in Vincennes, the daughter of Gerald and Aurella (Burton) Fowler. She married Lester Williams on December 11, 1999. She worked on the assembly line at Johnson Controls for over 28 years. She was a member of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, the VFW and the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary. Betty is survived by her son, T…

  • Vincennes

    Robert Grostefon

    View Robert Grostefon Robert Allen “Bob” Grostefon, 60, Bicknell, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis. Bob was born December 9, 1957, in Logansport, IN, the son of Nicholas Eugene Grostefon and Erna Mae (Crabtree) Masters. He married Angela Sue Cox on April 28, 2012. He was working at Peabody Coal Mine. He was a member of the Mariah Creek Christian Church. Bob was an avid outdoorsman Bob is survived by his wife, Angela Grostefon of Bi…

  • Vincennes

    Robyn Draeger

    Robyn Draeger 70, died peacefully September 13, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Indiana.  Robyn was born December 9, 1947 to John and Betty Gueder in Robstown, Texas.She is survived by her loving husband David, her son John Buffalo NY, daughter Susan, Richmond, VA, and daughter Cathy, Muncie, IN.  She is also survived by a granddaughter Alicia Buffalo, NY and grandson Alex, Richmond, VA.Always an encourager, Robyn has forever been active in her church life and career as a teacher and counselor serving the Lord as she served others.Memorial service followed by dinner 4:00PM September 19 at the First United Methodist Church Vincennes, Indiana.